6 Ways Being Lazy Can Also Be An Advantage

Atmaj Vyas , 23 Aug 2018
Lazy Panda (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)
Lazy Panda (Image Courtesy: Shutterstock)

Alright, so before we rush to grab our pitchforks, let’s just say that being lazy all the time and not taking anything seriously isn’t a good thing. It’s not a great lifestyle choice! That being said, lazy people usually tend to be some of the most creative and out-of-the-box thinkers when it comes to getting stuff done. While most people think that being lazy means being unproductive and inefficient, the fact is that being lazy has its benefits as well. Here are a few of them.

1. Quick Solutions

The thing everyone seems to forget about lazy people is the fact that they are usually the best problem solvers. They don’t like dragging out work and prefer that it ends as soon as possible. So, in order to do this, they put in all their efforts into solving the problem by coming up with solutions instead of focusing on the problem.

2. Extremely Efficient

When they do get down to it, lazy people are extremely efficient in regards to their work. They have the ability to get the work done quickly and in the most effective way so as to save themselves time, energy and also resources. While their attitude is usually laid back, you really shouldn’t underestimate how fast their mind can work. After all, it’s been resting for a while.

3. Excel At Last Minute Things

Lazy people actually excel at things that are given to them at the last minute. Since most of their stuff is completed at the last minute, they have a way to manage the stress. This allows them to be great when under pressure. Also, the level of focus and concentration they bring to the tasks at hand are unparalleled. Their mind has had enough rest and when they turn it back on, there’s nothing that can stop them.

4. They Don’t Overthink Things

Most of the times, lazy people tend to process things at their own convenience. So, things that would usually result in people panicking, have no effect on lazy people. Well, that is unless it’s extremely severe. They work at a pace that allows them to eliminate the stress and other factors that usually plague most people. This, in turn, makes them rational thinkers and also helps them process and think things through.

5. Great At Delegating Work

The essence of being a lazy person is actually not having to do anything. In order to do that, it’s important to be able to delegate your work to others. If there’s one thing you can be sure about, its that a lazy person will always get the job done… from someone else. Still, they will make sure it’s done so technically, they’re just really smart.

6. Great With Time Management

If there’s one thing that lazy people are great at, it’s how they manage their time. Everything is sorted out as if there were tiny compartments for each thing. While most times you’d think they are dull and have no sense of time, the truth is that they’re pros at planning things out. Everything is scheduled and pre-planned. That’s basically what allows them to be so laidback.

It’s important to remember that just being lazy all the time will actually make you unproductive and dull. We all need some downtime every now and then. But, don’t make it a habit. We’d love to know your thoughts about this, in the comments below!

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